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    The recent Twitter debacle has shone a useful spotlight on the increase in “fire and rehire” tactics. In the unlikely case that you missed the news, Elon Musk celebrated his acquisition of Twitter by firing around 3,700 employees. The mass cull was swiftly followed by offers of re-employment for some, apparently because Musk realised their[…]

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    Sunset on Employment Rights? The Government’s forthcoming “Retained EU Law Bill” has the potential to seriously alter the course of UK employment law, directly affecting 313 laws derived from the EU.  If any of this legislation is not  “restated, replaced or revoked” by the end of 2023 – the so-called “sunset clause” –  it will[…]

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    Employment Law Update August Courts rule against 12.07% calculation for part time holiday pay The Supreme Court have ruled that the 5.6 weeks’ annual leave entitlement under the Working Time Regulations 1998 should not be reduced pro rata for staff who do not work standardised hours. (Harpur Trust v Brazel [2022] UKSC 21 (20 July[…]

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